LENVIG, Hans

WI 15th Inf Co E. Residence: Rushford, Fillmore County, Minnesota. Born in Ringebu, Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Age 24. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Farmer. Enlisted for three years on 18 Dec 1861 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to LaCrosse. Mustered 20 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Listed as a wagoner on 16 Sep 1862. Left sick at Chattanooga 28 Nov 1863. Sick in Nashville. Sick in Knoxville, 24 Feb 1864. Killed by a gunshot while on a skirmish line advancing on Rocky Face Ridge, Georgia, 11 May 1864. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-7,18; red book vol 20 p76) (TAR) (Buslett p487) (Ulvestad p306) (Gjertveit) “Linvig, Hans” “Lenvik, Hans” “Lewis, Hans”

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